In this October 2015 photo, German federal police officers guide a group of migrants on their way after crossing the border between Austria and Germany. Once granted citizenship, newcomers face near-impossible hurdles to reunite their families.
(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
It's important to unearth how discriminatory immigration policy, largely invisible to the general public, undermines citizens’ rights and position.
City decline is neither a fatality nor an urban nightmare. It can even be the background to a resilience strategy.
Flowers on a memorial to Rosa Luxemburg in Berlin, 100 years after her murder.
It's been 100 years since the murder of Marxist revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg.
The auditorium at University of Göttingen today.
Anti-Semitism brought down one of the world's greatest centers for mathematical research.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during the Deutscher Arbeitgebertag congress, organised by the Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA) and gathering German employers in Berlin on November 22, 2018.
The labour market inequalities and economic insecurity are stoking discontent from the Rhine to the Seine.
President Woodrow Wilson in Paris, Jan. 1919.
United States. Army. Signal Corps, photographer/Library of Congress
While negotiating the end of the First World War at the Versailles Peace Conference, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson collapsed. Was it a neurological disorder associated with the Spanish Flu?
The headquarters of Siemens, Europe’s largest engineering company, in central Munich.
The Siemens scandal needs to be remembered because it's emblematic of what needs to be done to stop corruption.
Unlike every president who followed him, George H.W. Bush had a background in foreign policy. In 1972, Bush was serving as U.S. ambassador to the U.N.
AP Photo/Dave Pickoff
The first President Bush had some impressive foreign policies wins, but could he be best remembered for getting the US entangled in Iraq?
Let the real negotiations begin.
As the divorce part of the Brexit negotiations approach their endgame, attention is turning to the future relationship between the UK and EU. The view from EU capitals.
Magnus Hirschfeld, on the right, sits with his partner, Tao Li, at the fourth conference of the World League for Sexual Reform in 1932.
Physician Magnus Hirschfeld advocated for those he called 'sexual intermediaries.' His activism began before World War I – and ended only when the Nazis came to power.
German prisoners of war at Sutton Bonington during the period when it was a PoW Camp, 1916-19.
Courtesy of the University of Nottingham, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
In September 1917, 22 German World War I prisoners held at a camp just outside Nottingham, managed to escape.
A podcast on World War I – from a meeting between the three great war poets, to what happened to conscientious objectors in both Britain and Germany.
As German Chancellor for 13 years, Merkel has been a dominant figure in European politics.
After 18 years as leader of her party, and 13 as German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has announced that this will be her last term. How has she changed Germany and the world?
In this February 2016 photo, people wave German flags in Erfurt, central Germany, during a demonstration initiated by the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.
(AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
The political power of Germany's Russian community is significant, and it's helped fuel the rise of the right-wing, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party known as the AfD.
France, Germany and other European countries are increasing their use of renewable energy sources as well as storage solutions to help overcome their intermittent nature.
She won't stand again in 2021 – and it's unlikely she'll last until then either.
She’s down, but is she out?
German politics is experiencing a major shift. Merkel knows her time is up.
A Christmas party at a border transit camp for refugees in Friedland, 2016.
Despite heated debates about immigration policy, German citizens' views of migrants and a 'refugee crisis' changed little in the year after Angela Merkel's 2015 decision to open borders.
Being part of the resistance can be complicated.
The 'resistance' to the Trump administration has many forms, from grassroots organizing to making music. But a historian of 20th-century Germany asks whether opposing Trump is a real resistance.
City Skyline and Main River in Frankfurt, Germany.
Valerian Alecsa / Shutterstock
Economic polarisation across Europe is becoming an important phenomenon, in part driven by monetary policies that can increase office prices and can even affect the fundamentals that drive the markets.